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Old 03-15-2012, 11:39 AM
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I just usually leave my guns alone. I think the Modding of the M&P is feeding my desire for a 1911.

I can see it now... I'll get my S&W E series and then within a few months I will be looking for another cheaper gun to customize or I will do a frame up...... I was bad when I first got into AR's......
So after your Apex kit gets installed you should look at magazine extensions:

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Then sights... see how it starts
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Old 03-15-2012, 12:27 PM
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I hear ya, Fyrefighter.

I joind this forum so I could learn more about 1911s so I could inturn feed my need to tinker and modify.

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Old 03-15-2012, 06:32 PM
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The Apex parts came in today.... I'll put them in after dinner....
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Old 03-15-2012, 08:09 PM
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I had an M&P w Apex..........Sold it......Bought a P226 SIG and never looked back
do the math......its a looser and my SIG trigger smokes an M&P and will hold resale value
not to mention SIG is a better gun
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Old 03-15-2012, 11:22 PM
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I've managed to get by with the Burwell DIY instructions on the 3 or 4 M&Ps I've owned. Then I did that for a friend's M&P .45 and it still had a 9 pound pull. I ended up having to install some Apex replacement springs to get the trigger down to a manageable level.
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Old 03-15-2012, 11:34 PM
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I had an M&P w Apex..........Sold it......Bought a P226 SIG and never looked back
do the math......its a looser and my SIG trigger smokes an M&P and will hold resale value
not to mention SIG is a better gun
Lol, ok. Subjective.
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Old 03-16-2012, 01:39 AM
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Wipe that shame off your face, pull the trigger on that M&P after the kit is installed and you'll be all smiles.
Yep, though if you REALLY want a silly grin, you gotta go with Apex's forward set sear and trigger kit. The AEK lightens the trigger pull significantly, but the FSS does that AND eliminates 98% of that annoying uptake.
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Old 03-16-2012, 03:02 AM
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Am I the only one that prefers the Glock trigger over the M&P? It's not bad, the reset is just lacking.
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Old 03-16-2012, 08:46 AM
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I installed the Apex Duty/Carry AEK last night.... WOW! What a difference! I honestly had no problem with the trigger but after installing the kit I should have.

It was an easy install. Went in without any problems.

Sonny, the Sig is a different type and class of gun. Most will not argue that it is more gun the price reflects that too. I have a total of about $500 into my M&P. The Sig is about 2x's that.
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Old 03-16-2012, 08:57 AM
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Rustin, I think the RAM will fix that. The kit is out for the non safety guns and the one for the safety guns will be out soon.
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Old 03-16-2012, 11:52 AM
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I have an M&P 45 Compact and the trigger is very good, better than a Glock's (or any of the other striker-fired, polymer-framed pistols) in my opinion. In fact, I think the M&P design is superior to Glock in a number of ways, particularly the .45 ACP models (the Glock .45 ACP models have always been way too too thick and bulky in my opinion).

A striker-fired, polymer-framed pistol will never have as good a trigger pull as a well-tuned truly single-action pistol like a 1911 or BHP has. The polymer pistols are essentially double-action-only pistols.
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Old 03-16-2012, 12:07 PM
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The factory will do an action trigger job on it for not much money and it is well worth it. A a lot of people complain about the M&P Trigger when it's not necessary. Just get the action job done.
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